Interim Los Angeles County Sheriff John Scott threw his support behind Long Beach Police Chief Jim McDonnell to take over as sheriff.
The top two vote-getters in Tuesday’s primary election for Los Angeles County sheriff are preparing for a runoff in November.
Carmen Trutanich conceded to Mike Feuer late Tuesday night in the contest for the next city attorney of Los Angeles, while an “outsider” was leading a veteran for the new city controller.
The Los Angeles city attorney race has heated up less than a week before the May 21 runoff election.
Los Angeles mayoral candidates Eric Garcetti and Wendy Greuel clashed over a long list of issues at their last televised debate on KCAL9.
For all their squabbling over fealty to union bosses and ethical lapses real or perceived, the two candidates who could succeed Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa agree on this: City Hall is in trouble.
They key issue, as the mayoral runoff election approaches, may turn out to be the tremendous figures earned by the Department of Water and Power in the midst of hard economic times.